Sam Altman Denies 'Frenemy' Status With Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: 'I Won't Pretend That It's Like A Perfect Relationship'

Grand News Network | October 18, 2023

OpenAI’s CEO Sam Altman has dismissed the notion of a strained relationship with Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella.

Altman clarified their rapport during a conversation at the WSJ Tech Live conference on Tuesday, Business Insider reported. He stated, “I won’t pretend that it’s like a perfect relationship, but we’re nowhere near the frenemy territory.”

The two companies have been reportedly clashing over the integration of OpenAI’s model with Microsoft Corp’s Bing chatbot. Microsoft’s $10 billion investment in OpenAI has also raised issues, with Microsoft staff expressing concerns over reduced internal AI investment.

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Altman added that the rise of chatbots naturally leads to competitive offerings from both companies, but he sees this as friendly competition. “We jointly want as much usage of our ...

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